Pronunciation: (ān'l),[key] —adj. 1. of, pertaining to, involving, or near the anus.
2. Psychoanal. a. of or pertaining to the second stage of psychosexual development, during which gratification is derived from the retention or expulsion of feces.
b. of or pertaining to an anal character.
c. of or pertaining to gratification derived from stimulation of the anus.